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What are the tax percentage differences you must pay on Short term & long term dividends, captial gains and interest? Also i made in capital gains this year around 160k so the 2k i invested in my reg ira is not deductible anyway, cause my AGI phased me out? Thanx
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[[What are the tax percentage differences you must pay on Short term & long
term dividends, captial gains and interest? Also i made in capital gains this year
around 160k so the 2k i invested in my reg ira is not deductible anyway, cause
my AGI phased me out? Thanx]]

Sorry, but I'm not sure that I understand your question. Dividends are dividends. There is no short/long term designation. Dividends are taxed at your normal "marginal" tax rate..whatever that might be for you. Interest works the same way.

Capital gains have special tax treatment. You can read more about the special preferred tax rates on long term capital gains in the Taxes FAQ area. There is a post there on that very issue. In addition, we discuss the preferred tax treatment of long term capital gains in the TMF Investment Tax Guide. You might want to check it out.

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